Episode #404 of “Media Edge” (initial airing on cable TV during week of February 2-8, 2013) includes:
"Tax Dollars at War" (4 minutes)
An excellent animated video, based on a radio interview about US military spending as a proportion of our national budget.
"From a Silk Cocoon" (1 hour, 46 minutes)
This film tells Dr. Satsuki Ina's family’s story of the tragic outcome resulting from the wartime hysteria and racial profiling that occurred during WW II in the name of "military necessity." The film is followed by a panel and Q & A that includes Dr. Ina, Harry Wang, MD (President of Physicians for Social Responsibility, Sacramento Chapter) and Basim Elkarra, Executive Director of the Council on Islamic Relations. "From a Silk Cocoon" received a Northern California Emmy for Outstanding Achievement in Historical/Cultural Programming.
"Yes We Can, Can" (5 minutes)
A music video by Media Edge producer Michael Stavros, blending inspirational images with the music of Maria Muldaur.